Author & Artist Bios

About Lisa Paragary Engelken

Author, Lisa Paragary Engelken, is a native Californian who graduated from UCLA in 1988 with a BA in English Literature. She currently resides in El Dorado Hills near Sacramento with her real life king, husband Pete and two princes, sons Matt and Jake. She is royally blessed to have Princess Josie as her daily companion and looks forward to their every adventure.

About Karen Tarlton
Karen Tarlton is the artist, specializing in palette knife oil paintings. Her work can found in galleries and websites: or Her daily paintings have been purchased by thousands of collectors and companies worldwide. She has been married to a military officer and traveled extensively for 24 years. They have two daughters and their dog,